SparkLabs launched new $100m vehicle for blockchain, cryptocurrency

SparkLabs Group has launched a $100m vehicle focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency companies.

Securrency scores $17.65m in its Series A

Securrency, a blockchain technology developer for the financial and regulatory sectors, has scored $17.65m in its Series A.

FCA enables small number of crypto firms to trade after registration deadline

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has allowed a number of cryptocurrency companies to continue trade past a licensing deadline as it continues to assess applications.

Incubator NFT Investments set to acquire Pluto Digital in £96m deal

NFT Investments, an incubator that specialises in non-fungible tokens (NFTs) is set to purchase crypto technology and venture firm Pluto Digital for £96m.

Nordea looks for AI and blockchain in new accelerator

Swedish financial services group Nordea is selecting startups for its second accelerator programme from a long list of 35 teams.

Blockchain startup Digital Asset closes $40m Series B round

Digital Asset Management, a blockchain startup founded by former JPMorgan exec Blythe Masters, has closed a $40m Series B round of funding.

Blockchain identity management market expected to be worth $11.46bn by 2026

The blockchain identity management market is expected to grow tremendously over the next few years, provided it can overcome some huge challenges.

18 FinTech funding rounds you missed last week

Despite coronavirus fears, the last week saw a number of FinTech companies raise money.

StarkWare pulls in $30m Series A round led by Paradigm

StarkWare, a blockchain-based platform which implements a zero-knowledge proof system, has collected $30m in its Series A.

What does the future hold for the WealthTech industry?

Like a wide range of other industries, the WealthTech sector has seen digitisation accelerate massively recently – with the pandemic only serving to speed up this trend.

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HUB Cyber Security signs new deal with European corporation

Israel-based HUB Cyber Security has signed a long-term framework agreement with an unnamed European corporation to provide confidential compute hardware solutions.

What companies need to know about the future of work

With changing working arrangements and new technological innovations, the future of work is fast arriving.

The role of AI and machine learning in the customer experience

The insurance industry has paid lip service to AI and machine learning for some time. However, adoption has been underwhelming. As firms come under intense pressure to meet changing customer demands, could this instigate more rapid AI adoption?

Parametrix Insurance teams up with IMA for cloud downtime insurance

Parametrix Insurance, a provider of parametric cloud downtime insurance, has partnered with IMA Financial Group (IMA), a North American insurance brokerage firm specialising in risk management, insurance, wholesale brokerage and wealth management.

Skyline, Howden, and Munich Re in parametric insurance alliance

Parametric InsurTech Skyline Partners has partnered with Howden and global reinsurer Munich Re to develop a parametric insurance solution designed to protect farmers in Jamaica from extreme weather events.

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